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Architecture for a sustainable society
Modernism has radically endangered the nature of mankind's relation to the planet upon which we depend for survival, and humanity now has the ability to destroy our environment. Modern culture is unsustainable, and to avoid ...
Hard Core Urbanism: Urban planning at Potsdamer Platz in Berlin after the German reunification
Hard Core Urbanism is the tendency to produce corporate enclaves within the fluid city. The garrison mentality denies the complex and interwoven processes exemplified by the history of Potsdamer Platz. Breaking the ...
Type and craft in the production of architecture (Texas)
Type and craftsmanship are closely bound in an architecture of urban density. Craftsmanship, manipulating material and understanding material culture provides an essential base for knowledge that can guide the design ...
Enframements: Valuating decay in the city
Unrecognized by most Houstonians, the city is riddled with empty spaces. Abandoned sites are overlooked by denizens of a city that constantly erases its own past, reinventing itself completely anew. Ties to the past are ...